Calit2 director Larry Smarr with physical model of two black holes colliding to produce gravitationa

February 12, 2016
Scientists Detect Collision of Two Black Holes

Scientists confirmed Feb. 11 that they observed for the first time ever gravitation waves as two black holes collided. It came 40 years after Calit2 director Larry Smarr did his PhD using computers to simulate a merger of two black holes.[more]


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"San Diego Union-Tribune"
A Lab Guru's Short Course in Good Design

Columnist Neil Senturia profiles The Design Lab director Don Norman and his guidance on good design, whether it's a produce, a service, or a corporate startup.

"New York Times"
Microsoft Plumbs Ocean Depths to Test Underwater Data Center

NYTimes corrrespondent John Markoff quotes Calit2 director Larry Smarr saying that, “For years, the main cloud providers have been seeking sites around the world not only for green energy but which also take advantage of the environment."

"WPBS-DT (Watertown, N.Y. and Gananoque, Ontario)"

In this NOVA special, first aired in 2010, QI affiliate Thomas E. Levy discusses his archaeological excavations at Khirbet en Nahas, Jordan—an ancient copper mining site that sheds new light on King Solomon's legendary wealth and on the political currents of the ancient world.

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